New Uses.

Counterfeit currency and legal documents (contracts, notarized forms, stock certificates), while typically associated with either painstaking individual efforts, shadowy underworld figures with stolen engraving plates or even amateurs with color copiers, is still a worldwide concern.

The latest use for mints involves embedding the pores within the silica with trace chemicals and covert application to banknotes. Authentication occurs with a quick “highlighter” pen swipe that actives the embedded chemical, indicating authenticity.

Mints low cost and robust nature suit Reserve Bank and Treasuries with cost-effective anti-counterfeiting means. While still in its infancy, Minus9 expects currency authentication to be a strong market application well into the future.

Learn more about “mints™” and their ability to track, trace and authenticate medicine, food products, consumer goods, industrial products or their newest applications.